[img: n.a. Screen Shot, porngram.sexualitics.org, 2014］ An interdisciplinary team of researchers has created a Google-Trends-like tool called Porngram that maps the evolution of keywords in the titles of 800,000 porn videos. (…) The research team – made up of five individuals (Baptiste Coulmont, Antoine Mazières, Mathieu Trachman, Jean-Philippe Cointet and Christophe Prieur) with skills across computer science, sociology, statistics, mathematics and gender studies – scraped the videos’ titles, tags, description, viewcount, comments, runtime, upload date (if available) and uploader username using a custom-made crawler. These were then analysed using a quantitative approach in a bid to try and understand the […]
[img: n.a. Screen Shot, medialab.sciences-po.fr, 2014] Preliminary findings/methodological insights of the research project “Comparative Geekography – Mapping Russian Computer Science Diaspora” will be presented on tuesday 21 January from 15:00 to 17:00 during a seminar held at Sciences Po’s médialab. More information can be found here.